Moscow hosted the “games of winners”.
Moscow hosted the eighth world children’s “games of winners” — international
sports competitions among the kids beating cancer, a bright celebration of life and
“Games of winners”
opened with solemn creation of teams, which had actress,
the founders of the Fund “give life” Chulpan Khamatova and Dina Korzun, Paralympic
champion Olesya vladykina, two-time world champion on volleyball Ekaterina Gamova, Paralympic champion Sergey Shilov.
Chulpan Khamatova, Dina Korzun
greeted participants from the stage.
“We are very pleased to see
all of you in Moscow! For eight consecutive years in the summer of Moscow meets the
incredible fighters, undisputed winners — all of you!”, said Dina Korzun.
guys! You all have already won their main victory in life is victory over
disease! You have already proved that for you nothing is impossible! Participation in
“Games of winners” — your next and very important achievement. You clever,
brave, courageous and you can do anything. We admire you!” — said Chulpan Khamatova.
For three days children
competed in six sports: athletics, table tennis,
swimming, shooting, football and chess. The competition was designed for
participants with different physical training. Participants with limited
opportunities were offered special sports – walking
support and check in on a wheelchair.
The Guests Of The Games
traditionally, were the stars of sports, movies and music: Olympic champion Olga
Kaniskina, tennis player Dinara Safina, a three-time Olympic champion
games in synchronized swimming Maria Kiseleva, four-time Olympic champion
swimmer Vladimir Salnikov, the member of Russian national team
bobsled Irina Skvortsova, actors Dmitry Khrustalev, Dmitry Pevtsov,
Kirill Safonov, Maxim Matveev, Artur Smolyaninov, Alexander Fur, Denis Matrosov, Andrei Sokolov, Ivan stebunov, Andrei Sokolov, actress Marina Kravets, Irina Bezrukova, Ravshan Kurkova, Ekaterina Strizhenova, Anastasia Zadorozhnaya, Maria Aronova, member Comedy Woman,
the cast of Junior, and many others.
Congratulations to famous athletes
and medals from their hands — a huge incentive for participants to continue playing sports
and after the competition.
the day ended with a festive concert for participants of the “games of Winners”
were: the participants of the Voice group
“Accident”, group Brainstorm, Pizza, Burritos, Quatro.
“Games of winners” — the world’s largest competition for
children who survived cancer. This rehabilitation project
helps children who stayed in the hospital for months and even years, to believe in
yourself to overcome the fear and uncertainty, set goals in life and to have the power
to achieve them.
For the eighth consecutive year Game
organized by the Russian charitable Fund “give life”. The First Game
was held in 2010 at the Moscow stadium “the locomotive” and became unforgettable
event for 200 children from 8 countries. The popularity of Games is growing, and every year
the geography of the participating countries is expanding.
In Games-2017 took part more than 500 children aged 7 to 16 years. To celebrate the victory over
disease team came from many regions of Russia and 14 countries:
Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia,
Lithuania, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, And Croatia. Participants of the Games, speaking
different languages and educated in different cultures, unite the joy of victory and
the power of the spirit. They have each shown courage and perseverance during a long and
difficult treatment. Every day of his life, every victory — sports and
not only they prove that cancer is a challenge but not a sentence.
All the days of the “games of winners”
participants and guests worked the town of entertainment: creative workshops,
master classes in yoga and dance, sports and games, bouncy castles, karaoke, entertainment staff.